Top 100 Most Social Brands

Top 100 Social Marketing Brands in 2009

Which Brands are leveraging the Social Marketing Wave?

Each year that passes we are seeing Social Marketing become more and more integrated into the mainstreem marketing mix.  Virtue, a social media management firm has compiled their Top 100 most Social Brands list for the last few years. It is really interesting to see who had joined the group this past year.  Check out the link below to get the full story and read the findings of these successful companies leveraging Social Media.

http://vitrue.com/blog/2010/01/04/the-vitrue-100-top-social-brands-of-2009/

Summary of Post:

Social media marketing is projected to grow at an annual rate of 34%, faster than any other form of online marketing (Forrester Research: US Interactive Marketing Spend 2009 to 2014 Report issued Summer 2009). The Fortune 500 companies not using social media has dropped dramatically – from 43% now to only 9% (eMarketer).

Virtue, a social media management company, has released its second annual ranking of the most social brands, The Vitrue 100, derived from their daily analysis of over 2,000 popular brands on the social web.
“The Vitrue 100 helps provide the industry with overall trends. We issue the list to highlight the most social brands and help demonstrate the value of social media marketing.”

The Vitrue 100 of 2009

1. iPhone
2. Disney
3. CNN
4. MTV
5. NBA
6. iTunes
7. Wii
8. Apple
9. Xbox
10. Nike
11. Starbucks
12. NFL
13. PlayStation
14. Adidas
15. BlackBerry
16. Sony
17. Mercedes
18. Microsoft
19. Samsung
20. BMW
21. Nintendo
22. Best Buy
23. ESPN
24. Ford
25. Honda
26. Ferrari
27. Gucci
28. Nokia
29. Major League Baseball
30. Dell
31. Coca-Cola
32. CBS
33. ABC
34. iPod
35. Mac
36. Turner
37. Nissan
38. Toyota
39. eBay
40. Amazon
41. Victoria’s Secret
42. Nutella
43. NASCAR
44. Disneyland
45. Audi
46. NHL
47. Red Bull
48. Verizon
49. Intel
50. Subway
51. Hewlett-Packard
52. Puma
53. Kia
54. Fox News
55. Porsche
56. Jeep
57. Dodge
58. Pandora
59. Walmart
60. Zappos
61. Suzuki
62. McDonald’s
63. Krystal
64. T-Mobile
65. Skittles
66. KFC
67. Volkswagen
68. NBC
69. Sprint
70. Pixar
71. Motorola
72. IKEA
73. Pepsi
74. Cisco
75. REI
76. LG
77. AT&T
78. Converse
79. The Gap
80. Chevrolet
81. Luis Vuitton
82. Toys”R”Us
83. H&M
84. Philips
85. General Motors
86. Pringles
87. Visa
88. Prada
89. Panasonic
90. IBM
91. VH1
92. Hulu
93. Oracle
94. Burberry
95. SEGA
96. Sears
97. Avon
98. Jet Blue
99. Lacoste
100. Comcast
Warren Raisch Post: Social Media Marketing, Top 100 Social Brands in 2009: January 15,2010
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